Phoenix—Hendricks-Berkadia, the investment sales business unit of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC (Berkadia), announced the hiring of Chip Nash and Greg Austin as partners with the firm. They will launch and head the new Hendricks-Berkadia Houston office and will work alongside Berkadia’s existing Houston office to expand both apartment investment sales and mortgage banking services throughout the Houston metropolitan area.
Most recently, Nash and Austin served as managing directors at Jones Lang LaSalle for the company’s Texas Apartment Team. They bring more than a combined 60 years of apartment advisory experience to the ﬁrm with Nash and Austin having closed multifamily sales in the region in excess of $6 billion. Specializing in institutional and private capital apartment transactions, they have also collaborated with development companies to build over 20,000 apartment units valued at more than $2.5 billion throughout their career.